Lake, Mississippi

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Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 39092
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.343
Longitude -89.328

Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station FOREST 3 S
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.9 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
Distance 31.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
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Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 408 100%
Male 189 46.3%
Female 219 53.7%
Under 18 110 27%
18+ 298 73%
65+ 55 13.5%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.31
White 181 44.4%
African-American 225 55.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 404
Growth -4
Growth % -1%

Lake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.3%
US/American 13.7%
Irish 9.5%
English 7.6%
Scotch-Irish 5.2%
French Canadian 3%
African 1.5%
Dutch 0.9%
Scottish 0.6%
German 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake 408 $40,833
Decatur 1,426 $37,115
Forest 5,987 $29,767
Hickory 499 $29,286
Montrose 127 $36,667
Newton 3,699 $32,527
Sebastopol 233 $47,500
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Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.

  • Programs: Master of Public Health
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Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

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Orion College

Orion College is a post-secondary vocational school offering Associate Degree programs in Business Administration, Medical Assisting and Healthcare Management.. By utilizing online learning, students have the flexibility to continue their education from the convenience of their own home. Our virtual classrooms will enable students to attend classes and communicate with instructors and classmates. Students can complete some programs without leaving their current employment or sacrificing family time.

  • Programs: Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate
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Lake High Schools (2004)

24442 HIGHWAY 80
A Title I School.
Serves 518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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